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NEVER GIVE UP


“Approaching Stanley.” Rejected, 1988 TasArt Awards. COVID-19 has resulted in a complete upheaval of our way of life. Currently, isolation is the accepted norm and for how long is anybody’s guess. For some this has provided the opportunity to discover … Continue reading

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COVID-19 & ART


The world is currently at war with a silent, but deadly enemy that has up to this point in time, reached almost every country. These are difficult times, indeed scary times and the impact of COVID-19 has already had a … Continue reading

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ART STUDIO


This is my first post since returning from the Australian mainland. Moving house, particularly interstate isn’t fun, in fact, it can be rather stressful!After 44 months away I’m finally back in my studio and I’m so happy to return to … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A CHANGE IN DIRECTION


“Those Trees.” 5 panels, each 19 x 57 cms. Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. My favourite coloured pencil drawing for 2019 was a series of 5 that I’ve had mounted and framed as a  single entry for … Continue reading

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DERWENT LIGHTFAST 100


“Colour Rush.”   A4 size Derwent Lightfast pencils on Canson 240 gsm paper. Own reference. The recent release of 28 new colours has seen the Derwent Lightfast coloured pencil range reach 100. Will there be anymore to come? Maybe another … Continue reading

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DERWENT LIGHTFAST SET OF 72


“Mersey River Stones.” 40 x 60 cms Derwent Lightfast pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. As soon as they had been released, I was keen to try Derwent’s latest range of coloured pencils. With the name ‘Lightfast’, it was … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE DNA


“Norfolk Plains DNA” 40 x 80 cms Prismacolor pencils on Canson pastel board. Own reference. Winner of the Norfolk Plains Art Prize 2013.   In the mid 1950s I was given a box of Australian made Builda Brix by my … Continue reading

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